CDDIS Linux System Administrator (SA036)

ADNET Systems is looking for a multi-platform Linux System Administrator to join teams that manage computer systems supporting the
Crustal Dynamics Data Information System (CDDIS) in the Earth Science Division at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center.The mission systems include heterogeneous environments of specialized servers and data processing nodes consisting primarily of Linuxdistributions. The successful System Administrator candidate must demonstrate an ability to learn and grow while contributing to a system administrator team, and will put these skills to work supporting end users in mission operations environments that include changing scientific and security requirements over time


  • Five years experience managing servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux or its derivatives as part of a team.
  • History of success troubleshooting errors and unexpected issues based on user requests.
  • Past experience working with and understanding the requirements and workflows of end users.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to install and configure open source and third party software.
  • US Citizenship required


  • Experience scripting and automating routine processes.
  • Experience managing clusters of computers that use centralized job management.
  • SELinux experience.
  • Basic competence with Git and Puppet, or similar source and system management tools
  • Experience testing configuration and software changes in a development environment.
  • Ability to understand changing security requirements and their impact on workflows.
  • Experience with NetApp ONTAP storage systems.
  • Experience with the AWS Cloud
  • Experience with Red Hat Virtualization.
  • Experience with Red Hat OpenStack.
  • Experience with network troubleshooting.

Team ADNET brings over 30 years of experience to information systems and professional services for the federal government. With a history of expertise in software development, computer network design, IT security, mission operations support, and educational outreach, Team ADNET is deeply embedded in the Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

ADNET Systems, Inc. is working with Goddard Space Flight Center to fulfill NASA’s vision for space exploration, and working with the Science and Exploration Directorate to fulfill its many missions

ADNET Systems, Inc. is an employee-centric company, committed to providing premier benefits that support our employees and their families. With affordable medical and dental plans coupled with leading disability and life insurance options, ADNET offers our employees the benefits most sought after by today’s professional candidate. Furthermore, our benefits package features the extras that distinguish us from other small businesses, ensuring our high employee retention that our customers appreciate. Some features of our compensation plans and environment perks include:

  • Annual Leave/Sick Leave
  • Military and Family Emergency Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • 401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Swag bags